Estadio Garcilaso de la Vega

Key facts

Clubs: Real Garcilaso Cusco and Club Cienciano del Cusco | Opening: 1950 | Capacity: 42,056 seats

History and description

Estadio Garcilaso was built in 1950 and could initially hold just over 20,000 spectators.

The stadium got further expanded for the 2004 Copa América, even though it only hosted the match for third place.

The government of Cuzco recently presented plans to redevelop Estadio Garcilaso, which will involve the installation of a roof and new exterior, and the refurbishment of internal facilities. The project is scheduled to be completed in 2014.

Getting there

Estadio Garcilaso is located just south-east of Cuzco’s historic city centre. The walk from the Plaza de Armas takes only 15 to 20 minutes.

The stadium furthermore lies only a few hundred metres away from the Cruz del Sur bus terminal, which has long-distance service to most large cities in Peru.

Address: Estadio Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, Cusco

Tickets

Tickets for Real Garcilaso games can be bought at the ticket windows of Estadio Garcilaso. Tickets may furthermore get sold at a series of selected pre-sale outlets, which include the Walon Sport store on the Calle Márquez in Cusco’s historic centre.

Tickets typically cost PEN 10.00 for a seat behind the goal, or PEN 12.00 for a seat at one of the sides. Prices tend to get increased with a few soles for the occasional high-profile match.

Tickets for Cienciana matches can be bought the ticket windows of the stadium, or at any of the selected pre-sale points. These points include the Aries Sportwear store on the Calle Nueva in the historic centre, and the La Canasta and Orión supermarkets.

Ticket prices depend on the opponent, but a seat behind the goal typically costs PEN 8.00 or PEN 10.00 and a ticket for one of the sides ranges in price between PEN 10.00 and PEN 18.00.

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Relevant Internet links

Realgarcilaso.pe – Official website of Real Garcilaso Cusco.
Cienciano.com – Official website of Club Cienciano del Cusco.